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  • Death of New York man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds

    Death of New York man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds
    The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths. The case...
  • First responders in alleged NYC chokehold case pulled from regular duty

    First responders in alleged NYC chokehold case pulled from regular duty
    As New York City officials investigate the case of a Staten Island man who died Thursday after allegedly being put in a chokehold by police, the city’s Fire Department removed theĀ first responders who attended to the man from regular duty. Four...
  • NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold

    NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold
    New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the death of a 43-year-old Staten Island man who may have been placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week would probably spark a federal review and could lead to a probe into possible...
  • Mom who left baby on NYC subway platform held: cops

    Mom who left baby on NYC subway platform held: cops
    A mother accused of abandoning her baby by pushing its stroller onto the platform in a New York City subway station before hopping on a departing train was in custody Tuesday, police said. The 20-year-old woman is suspected of leaving the 10-month-old...
  • Drone forces NYC police copter off course; 2 arrested

    Drone forces NYC police copter off course; 2 arrested
    Two men accused of flying a drone so close to a New York police helicopter that it was forced off course to avoid crashing have been charged with reckless endangerment, police said Tuesday. The close call took place at 2,000 feet high in dark skies near...
  • Drone flies too close to NYPD chopper, police say; operators arrested

    Drone flies too close to NYPD chopper, police say; operators arrested
    Two New York men face felony charges after authorities said they flew a drone within 800 feet of a New York Police Department helicopter. The helicopter pilot spotted the small, unmanned aircraft near the George Washington Bridge early Monday, police...
  • How cop cams can help ordinary citizens

    How cop cams can help ordinary citizens
    When Amarildo de Souza, an unemployed bricklayer who lived in Rio de Janeiro's largest favela, left home one evening last July, his intention was simply to pick up a few things at the market. Instead, he was caught up in a drug sweep and taken to the...
  • New Invention

    New Invention
    I like drones. Well, let’s put it this way. I see the practical uses of drones. Of course, the technology being new, some people have run afoul of proper drone use already. The other day a drone almost collided with a NYPD helicopter. Not cool. A...
  • TV Review: 'NY Med'

    "NY Med" provokes mixed feelings. Producer Terence Wrong's verite documentary style remains extremely compelling, mining all kinds of stories -- touching, harrowing, funny -- out of the heroic work of real-life medical personnel at two New York-area...
  • Spike Lee, Cast Talk 25th Anniversary of 'Do the Right Thing' in Brooklyn

    On a sweltering Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn, gaggles of film fans, black historians and political activists -- not to mention Fort Greene locals -- convened at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Theater for closing night of the BAMCinemafest and a...
  • Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' looks strong; 'Transformers' to dominate

    Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' looks strong; 'Transformers' to dominate
    The Fourth of July weekend brings no new big-budget blockbusters, leaving room for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" to continue its box-office dominance. But there should still be room for comic star Melissa McCarthy to deliver another hit. New Line...